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Mongolian Media Project

Key Facts At-a-glance

UN Mongolia Population MDG targets


Country Team Mongolia in 2000 versus MDG 2015
UNDP
UNICEF 2.45 million 2003
Mongolia MDG
UNFPA
UNV 35% 18%
UNHCR poverty
UNESCO
WHO
ADB
12% 6%
underweight children
World Bank
IMF
91% 100%
universal primary education
13.9%
percent of population living
on less than $1 a day 12% 45%
promote gender equality and empower women
50.0% percentage of seats held by women in Parliament
percent of population living
on less than $2 a day
42 29
36.3% reduce child mortality for under fives
national poverty rate

38.5% 158 50
poverty rate, urban improve maternal health - maternal mortality rate
population Size
33 125 75
1,566,500 m2
Source:
Development Data Group,
GINI coefficient The World Bank, 2002 combat STIs/HIV/AIDS and TB
TB prevalence rate (per 100,000)
three times the size of France
Incidence of TB 13% 30%
in Mongolia (per 100,000) ensure environmental sustainability
land protected to maintain biological diversity
1999 125
number of TV sets 232 000
2000 131 60% 80%
access to clean water
2001 142
2002 152 Source: Source: Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals
Yearly TB reports to NCCD,
Mongolia
literacy rate 98.0% in Mongolia: National Report, 2004

2003 155 1999-2003

Incidence of STIs
in Mongolia (per 100,000) potential TV viewers 986 000 only half have access to
clean drinking water
2003 110.5
average TV watching time

among pregnant women (31%)


3 to 4 hours

number of functioning movie theatres 1


1/3 still live under the poverty line
among sex workers (2/3)
Source: MNTV, Press Institute